Donna L. Rowe
  • Born on: March 4, 1949
  • Departed on: May 19, 2022
  • Resided in: Cedar Rapids, IA

Donna L. Rowe

Donna L Rowe, 73, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha.  Per Donna’s wishes there will be no services.

Survivors include her daughter, Sheila Frickson of Cedar Rapids, grandchildren, Andrea (Eric) Tremain and Casey Hansohn, along with eight great grandchildren. Brothers and sisters, Ed (Su) Hazelton, Al (Brenda) Hazelton, Karen (Mike) Hazelton, Karla (Phil) Mellinger, and Brian (Lorri) Hazelton, including many nieces and nephews.  

Donna was preceded in death by her husband, Gary, and her parents.  

Donna (Hazelton) Rowe was born March 4, 1949, to Wayne and Margaret Hazelton in Washington, Iowa.  She graduated from Mid Prairie High School. Donna worked at IPS and Timberline.  She married Gary Rowe on November 11, 1993, in Iowa City.   After retirement, she enjoyed quilting, crafting, her dog Elvis, and spending time with family.  She lived her life by her motto, “ I choose to be happy”.    

Donna will forever be remembered as a loving and kind wife, mother, grammy and friend, whose memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved her.        

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the family.  

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